NTSB Identification: DCA12RA148
Incident occurred Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in Shanghai, China
Aircraft: BOEING 747-8F, registration:
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 11, 2012 at about 1109 China Standard Time (0309 UTC), a Boeing 747-8F, registration VQ-BLR, equipped with GEnx-2B engines and operated by Air Bridge Cargo Airlines, experienced an engine failure and subsequently rejected takeoff at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, China. The aircraft was being operated as a cargo flight and there were no injuries to the two crewmembers on board.

The incident is being investigated by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The NTSB has designated a U.S. Accredited Representative under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 as the state of manufacture for the aircraft and engines.

Inquiries regarding this incident should be directed to:

Office of Aviation Safety
Civil Aviation Administration of China
155 Dongsi Street West
Beijing 100710

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